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Budget Petrol launches Fuel 1 card
2 years ago

Budget Petrol launches Fuel 1 card

Gascorp (Budget Petrol Wholesale) launched its premium-diesel offer and Budget Petrol-branded Exxon Mobil Fuel 1 card with a promotional event at its Mascot site in Sydney on Wednesday.

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Caltex gets green light for NZ acquisition
2 years ago

Caltex gets green light for NZ acquisition

Caltex Australia has received regulatory approval to purchase Gull New Zealand, less than seven weeks after completing its takeover of Milemaker Petroleum.

Fuel retailer Caltex Australia has received regulatory approval …
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BP/Woolworths deal sparks competition concerns
2 years ago

BP/Woolworths deal sparks competition concerns

Master Grocers Australia (MGA) has written to the ACCC, expressing concerns about BP’s proposed acquisition of Woolworths’ network of service stations and calling for the Commission to protect the interests …
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BP’s Woolworths fuel buy isn’t doomed but ACCC approval will come at a price
3 years ago

BP’s Woolworths fuel buy isn’t doomed but ACCC approval will come at a price

The proposed $1.8 billion acquisition of Woolworths’ fuel and convenience store business is entering a critical phase, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission starting to take market soundings …
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BP’s Woolworths fuel buy isn’t doomed but ACCC approval will come at a price
3 years ago

BP’s Woolworths fuel buy isn’t doomed but ACCC approval will come at a price

The proposed $1.8 billion acquisition of Woolworths’ fuel and convenience store business is entering a critical phase, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission starting to take market soundings …
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ACCC investigates service station deals
3 years ago

ACCC investigates service station deals

The independent fuel operators who have battled major service stations for years could be about to get a new lease on life thanks to the competition regulators.

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ACCC raises concerns over Caltex’s $95m Milemaker acquisition
3 years ago

ACCC raises concerns over Caltex’s $95m Milemaker acquisition

Caltex Australia’s $95 million deal to buy Victoria’s Milemaker Petroleum has run into trouble with the competition regulator, which has voiced concern it may cut competition of petrol supply in …
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Petrol giants brace for a war of convenience
3 years ago

Petrol giants brace for a war of convenience

When Woolworths announced in late December it would sell its petrol and convenience stores to BP not Caltex, it heralded a new era for the $20 billion-plus sector.

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ACCC’s Sims: review of BP stations deal will be long
3 years ago

ACCC’s Sims: review of BP stations deal will be long

By  •  Competition

Competition boss Rod Sims says the coming review of BP’s $1.8 billion Woolworths petrol station takeover will be lengthy, as local competition issues at the 527 service stations will …
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BP CEO defends $1.8bn Woolworths petrol buy
3 years ago

BP CEO defends $1.8bn Woolworths petrol buy

BP’s global chief executive Bob Dudley has been forced to defend the British oil giant’s $1.78 billion acquisition of Woolworths’ petrol stations as investors questioned the rationale for the deal.


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